Israeli soldiers invaded, on Thursday at dawn, al-‘Isawiyya town and at-Tour village, in occupied East Jerusalem, searched many homes and kidnapped 16 Palestinians, including six children, before moving them to detention and interrogation centers.

Mohammad Abu al-Hummus, a member of the Follow’-Up Committee in al-‘Isawiyya, said many Israeli army vehicles invaded al-‘Isawiyya, at-Tour and Abu Dis town, during early dawn hours, and conducted extensive searches oh homes, before kidnapping the fifteen Palestinians.


In al-‘Isawiyya town, the soldiers kidnapped Mohammad Adnan Mahmoud, 17, Ahmad Samir Obeid, 17, Mohammad Samir Obeid, 18, Roshdi Baha’ Obeid, 20, Mohammad Issam Obeid, 20, Mohammad Abdul-Ra’ouf Mahmoud, 17, Samir Akram Ateyya, 15, Mustafa Ibrahim Asaliyya, 21, Ala’ Mousa Abu Ryala, 18, Ahmad Kayed Mahmoud, 22, and Emadeddin Mahmoud Sbeitan, 18.

In the at-Tour town, the soldiers kidnapped four Palestinians, identified as Ahmad Marwan Abu Jom’a, Ibrahim Mohammad Abu al-Hawa, 15, Riyad Mohammad Karawi, 15, and Wajeeh Amin Sbeitan, 19.

One Palestinian, identified as Nowwar Omran Qawasma, was kidnapped in Abu Dis town.

In its monthly report, the Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers have kidnapped, in September, 153 Palestinians, including 5 women, and 37 children, including 6 below the age of 12, in Jerusalem.

Silwanic added that most of the abductions took place in al-‘Isawiyya where the soldiers kidnapped 44 Palestinian, then Shu’fat refugee camp, 33 Palestinians, while the rest were taken prisoner from different parts of Jerusalem.

Furthermore, several Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Thursday at dawn, the al-Far’a refugee camp, in the central West Bank district of Tubas, and kidnapped one Palestinian. The soldiers also invaded Qabatia town, in the northern West Bank district of Jenin.

Also at dawn, the soldiers invaded the Deheishe refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and kidnapped three children and a young man. The soldiers also kidnapped one Palestinian near Hebron.